From FY14 through FY16, the New Mexico Department of Health realized progress in several key areas. Births to women ages 15-17 declined and are now at their lowest point in many decades. Cigarette smoking among adolescents also declined to nearly one in ten, the lowest rate ever measured in the state. Click the banner above to learn more!
As part of our continued efforts to make our website easier for you to use, we have prepared a simple 3 question survey which will take 2-3 minutes of your time. The results help us plan future improvements to enhance your experience and increase satisfaction.
Healthy Aging is the development and maintenance of optimal mental, social and physical well-being and function in older adults. This is most likely to be achieved when communities are safe, promote health and well-being, and use health services and community programs to prevent or minimize disease. Click the banner above to learn more!
Embrace New Mexico’s diversity through education, advocacy and collaboration. Visit our updated website, take free trainings on Culturally and Linguistically Appropriate Services, and find links to valuable resources.
We received our five-year national accreditation status on November 10, 2015 from the Public Health Accreditation Board. Our department represents the largest group of candidates to achieve the prestigious designation since the national accreditation program began in 2011. Please click the banner above to learn more!